Monetaria moneta Linnaeus 1758 (cowry)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combinations: Cypraea (Monetaria) moneta, Cypraea moneta

Belongs to Monetaria according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Wilson 2002

Sister taxa: Monetaria (Ornamentaria), Monetaria annulus

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of French Polynesia (1 collection), the Marshall Islands (1), Sudan (1), Vanuatu (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Guam (1)

• Pliocene of Northern Mariana Islands (1)

• Miocene of Fiji (1)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 10 collections including 12 occurrences

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